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Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Federal Criminal Defense Blog

Covers federal criminal law topics such as identity theft, capital punishment, drug enforcement, environmental crimes, immigration, and military law. By Tom Withers.

http://www.federalcriminaldefenseblog.com/
Rank this Week: 54

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 27

    Choosing a law school in Georgia

    Choosing a law school in Georgia
    A few times every year, parents of college students considering law school ask me to talk with their offspring about which Georgia law schools they should consider. Before responding to that question, there is always a conversation about why…
  • Aug 22

    Child death in day care van – uninsured child care & sovereign immunity for negligent licensing

    Child death in day care van – uninsured child care & sovereign immunity for negligent licensing
    Every summer there are far too many instances of children dying when left in a hot vehicle. One such tragedy involving a child care center without adequate insurance led to a claim against a city government for negligent licensing of the…
  • Aug 20

    Strict notice requirement of Georgia Tort Claims Act is trap door for the unwary

    Strict notice requirement of Georgia Tort Claims Act is trap door for the unwary
    About once a month I get a call from an attorney in another state asking about the procedure for making injury and death claims against Georgia state government. Too often they are disappointed to learn that their letters to and…
Rank this Week: 218

Page Perry LLC Blog

Page Perry LLC Blog

Covers securities broker abuses, early retirement scams, elder abuses, subprime mortages, collateralized debt obligations, and annuities.

http://www.pageperry.com/blog/
  • Jul 16

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?

    CYNK Latest Wall Street Trap?
    Cynk is a social network company that has no revenue, no assets, and no profits. Until last week, it was the hottest stock on Wall Street, according to a Business Insider report by Hunter Walker and Julia La Roche (July 14, 2014).  Its…
  • Jul 14

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint

    Former LPL Broker Jason Parker Leaves Trail Of Complaint
    By law, a broker has to recommend suitable investments. To be considered suitable, an investment should align with the client’s investment objectives. Dumping all client funds into a single foreign stock, despite the client’s low…
  • Jun 13

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny

    Pension Advisers Fall Under Scrutiny
    The problem of conflicts of interest for pension advisers attracted Congressional attention, according to a Wall Street Journal article by Dan Fitzpatrick  (June 9, 2014).  U.S. Representative George Miller (D., Calif.) has written…
Rank this Week: 261

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Georgia Bankruptcy Blog

Resource for Georgia Bankruptcy cases and updates. By Scott B. Riddle.

http://www.georgiabankruptcyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 342

Pate Law Firm Blog

Pate Law Firm Blog

Covers criminal defense, civil litigation and whistleblowers.

http://www.pagepate.com/our-blog/
  • Aug 22

    Page Pate quoted on CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case

    Page Pate quoted on CNN about constitutional challenge to death penalty in Texas case
    Constitutional law expert Page Pate is quoted by CNN in the story of Jeffrey Wood’s recent stay of execution by the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Wood was the driver… read more → The post Page Pate quoted on CNN about…
  • Aug 3

    New IRS Policy on Returning Money from “Structuring” Violation

    New IRS Policy on Returning Money from “Structuring” Violation
    The federal government recently changed its policy for seizing money that was deposited by otherwise innocent individuals and business owners through alleged “structuring violations.” (The term “structuring” refers to…
  • Jul 15

    Alton Sterling Shot by Police

    Alton Sterling Shot by Police
    Attorney Page Pate appears on CNN Newsroom to review the facts of the shooting death of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge. Page explains why this case represents a clear example… read more → The post Alton Sterling Shot by Police…
Rank this Week: 380

Georgia Family Law Blog

Georgia Family Law Blog

Covers family law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, and child support. By Stephen M. Worrall.

http://www.gafamilylawblog.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Jul 27

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?

    What happens with my Social Security if I get divorced?
    As a Cobb County divorce attorney, many clients ask me what the Social Security consequences would be if they were divorced. Many questions need to be answered.          Experts at AARP and the Social Security Administration provide this…
Rank this Week: 391

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Divorce Lawyer in Augusta, Georgia

Offers tips and information about Georgia divorces. By the Goolsby Law Firm.

http://divorcelawyerinaugustageorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia: What does it really mean?
    Obviously, most people going through a divorce would prefer that the divorce be uncontested and cheap.But what does an uncontested divorce really mean?As an Augusta, Georgia divorce attorney, I can tell you that it means more than the simple…
  • Mar 12

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean

    Uncontested Divorce in Georgia and What It Mean
              We, at the Goolsby Law Firm, LLC, frequently receive telephone calls and email inquiries from people seeking information about how to get an…
  • Dec 17

    Divorce and the Holiday

    Divorce and the Holiday
    As Augusta, Georgia divorce lawyers, we generally expect the number of divorces to slow down at this time of year. I am sure it comes as no surprise to you that people will often delay seeking a divorce attorney until after the…
Rank this Week: 462

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Feb 9

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe

    Falls and keeping elderly nursing home residents safe
    For most families who have already experienced the traumatic effect of having to place their loved one in a nursing home, they are too often familiar with the dangers associated with falls. Between 30% and 40% of all people over the age of…
  • Jan 7

    Malnutrition in the Elderly

    Malnutrition in the Elderly
    Malnutrition is a widespread problem in most long-term care facilities. A 2013 study using the Mini Nutritional Assessment found that 60.2% of nursing home residents studied were categorized as malnourished. Another study found that 71% of…
Rank this Week: 453

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Federal Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers legal topics such as appeals, drug crimes, internet crimes, white collar crime, and federal criminal trials. By Kish & Lietz.

http://www.georgiafederalcriminallawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 549

Georgia Wills and Probate Law Blog

Georgia Wills and Probate Law Blog

Features news and thoughts on issues in Georgia regarding wills, advance directives, living wills, healthcare powers of attorney, guardianship, and probate. By Stephen Worrall.

http://www.georgiawillslaw.com/
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Nov 18

    We're Moving!

    We're Moving!
    I am consolidating the content of all of our blogs at our Georgia Family Law website. Please join us there for new posts and to find all of our old posts.
  • Aug 9

    Atlanta Attorney Says Prepare Now For Year-End Changes to Estate Tax Law

    Atlanta Attorney Says Prepare Now For Year-End Changes to Estate Tax Law
    The expiration of key laws in Congress may expose more local individuals to estate or “Death Taxes” after their passing.  Atlanta attorney, Steve Worrall explains these anticipated changes, as well as steps Georgia residents can take now…
Rank this Week: 591

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson…

The Law Offices of Michael Lawson Neff, P.C. Blog

Covers personal injury law affecting Georgia residents.

http://www.mlnlawblog.com/
  • Nov 23

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital

    Fall Prevention Intervention Reduces Falls in Hospital
    A recent study found that a fall prevention intervention could potentially prevent 1 fall every 4 days, 7.5 falls every month, and 90 falls every year in U.S. hospitals.
  • Nov 18

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual

    Increase in Fall Injuries Leads to More Disabilities for Older Individual
    Fall injuries and disabilities are likely to increase in coming years as baby boomers move into their senior years. Among older individuals, fall injuries often lead to broken bones, immobility and restricted activity.
  • Nov 16

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly

    Fall Injuries May Be Deadly for Elderly
    Among individuals over the age of 50 who fracture a hip, approximately 25 percent die within the first year after the injury! An additional 60 percent lose their ability to perform day-to-day activities like bathing and cooking.
Rank this Week: 644

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 668

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Employment Lawyer Blog

Covers employment discrimination, sexual harassment and employer retaliation. By Buckley Beal LLP.

http://www.atlantaemploymentlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 20

    Can an owner’s religious beliefs be a defense to discrimination?

    Can an owner’s religious beliefs be a defense to discrimination?
    A recent U.S. District Court decision threatens to allow employment discrimination by certain employers.  In EEOC v. Harris, a Detroit area district court judge determined that a funeral company could fire a transgender employee based on…
  • Aug 13

    Pregnancy discrimination alleged by Public Defender

    Pregnancy discrimination alleged by Public Defender
    A public defender has just filed a employment discrimination case alleging pregnancy discrimination.   According to reports, the woman asserted that she was passed over for two promotions because she was pregnant, and now is facing…
  • Jul 25

    Age Discrimination Continues To Rise

    Age Discrimination Continues To Rise
    As the workforce ages, the incidence of age discrimination has been rapidly growing. The United States Census Bureau predicts that by 2022, about 35% of the U.S. labor force will be over 50. This is a 10% increase from where it was in…
Rank this Week: 661

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer…

Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers employer liability, food liability, insurance bad faith, CGL policy, and medical malpractice topics. By Levy & Pruett.

http://www.georgiainsurancedefenselawyer.com/
  • Apr 15

    GEORGIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS LEAD PAINT EXCLUDED BY ABSOLUTE POLLUTION EXCLUSION

    GEORGIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS LEAD PAINT EXCLUDED BY ABSOLUTE POLLUTION EXCLUSION
    Posted by Charles Carmichael The Georgia Supreme Court recently held in Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Smith et al., No. S15G1177 (Ga. March 21, 2016), that lead paint unambiguously qualifies as a pollutant and that personal…
  • Apr 15

    GEORGIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS LEAD PAINT EXCLUDED BY ABSOLUTE POLLUTION EXCLUSION

    GEORGIA SUPREME COURT HOLDS LEAD PAINT EXCLUDED BY ABSOLUTE POLLUTION EXCLUSION
    Posted by Charles Carmichael The Georgia Supreme Court recently held in Georgia Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co. v. Smith et al., No. S15G1177 (Ga. March 21, 2016), that lead paint unambiguously qualifies as a pollutant and that personal…
  • Oct 14

    COURT OF APPEALS REVERSES ITSELF ON LAY WITNESS OPINION OF SPEED

    COURT OF APPEALS REVERSES ITSELF ON LAY WITNESS OPINION OF SPEED
    Posted by Susan J. Levy and Layne Zhou On July 28, 2015, the Georgia Court of Appeals reversed itself on the issue of whether lay testimony as to speed, based only on the experience of impact, constituted admissible evidence to defeat…
Rank this Week: 744

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Aug 26

    Shoddy harassment investigation comes back to bite employer

    Shoddy harassment investigation comes back to bite employer
    Employers, has this ever happened to you? An employee has accused her boss of sexual harassment. Right now, it’s her word against his, but you might be able to find out the truth if you interview her co-workers. The only…
  • Aug 26

    The EEOC’s defeat in Detroit: Pants, skirts, gender identity, and religion

    The EEOC’s defeat in Detroit: Pants, skirts, gender identity, and religion
    Last week, I reported that summary judgment was granted against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in its transgender discrimination lawsuit against R.G. and G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, linked to the decision (but here it is again),…
  • Aug 26

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    *The Summer 2016 edition of Preventive Medicine, our health care industry publication, is out, featuring an article by Susan Bassford Wilson on the ever-changing law on LGBT discrimination. We also have the EEOC’s latest LGBT…
Rank this Week: 989

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers Georgia car accident and medical malpractice news. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantainjuryattorneys-blog.com/
  • Aug 18

    Atlanta Medical Negligence: Never Events Happen Too Often

    Atlanta Medical Negligence: Never Events Happen Too Often
    In the field of medicine, some things are simply not supposed to happen. The mistakes which it is unreasonable for a doctor to make are called “never events.” Unfortunately, never events happen very frequently, including one…
  • Aug 4

    Do Doctors Tell Patients About Atlanta Surgical Errors?

    Do Doctors Tell Patients About Atlanta Surgical Errors?
    Surgeons are expected to provide a reasonable level of competent care for patients, and to alert patients if things go wrong on the operating table. Patients are under anesthesia so cannot know what exactly doctors are doing or if there is a…
  • Jul 21

    Atlanta Medical Malpractice During Pregnancy Can Have Fatal Consequence

    Atlanta Medical Malpractice During Pregnancy Can Have Fatal Consequence
    Pregnancy, labor, and delivery are high-risk times for both mother and baby. Obstetricians, gynecologists, and others who provide treatment to pregnant women face some of the highest risks of being sued for medical malpractice. When injuries…
Rank this Week: 855

Georgia Legal Report

Georgia Legal Report

Covers injury and accident news and medical malpractice case updates. By The Murray Law Firm.

http://www.georgialegalreport.com/
  • Aug 16

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Decatur Apartment Shooting

    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Decatur Apartment Shooting
    Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: 1 Injured in Decatur Apartment Shooting Did negligent security contribute to this shooting? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the if the victim may have a legal avenue for justice and…
  • Aug 9

    Georgia Police Stations Offer Safe Alternative Parking Lot Craigslist Deal

    Georgia Police Stations Offer Safe Alternative Parking Lot Craigslist Deal
    While many people use local parking lots to finalize online purchases and sales from sites, such as Craigslist, these transactions are all too often a setup to lure an unsuspecting victim into a robbery. Following a string of…
  • Aug 8

    Fatal Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Stone Mountain Shopping Center Shooting

    Fatal Security Lapse? Our Legal Take: Stone Mountain Shopping Center Shooting
    Security Failure? Our Legal Take: Stone Mountain Shopping Center Shooting Did negligent security contribute to the death of one man and the injury of two others? Read Our Legal Take to find out if the if the victims and…
Rank this Week: 927

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Georgia Accident & Injury Lawyer

Reviews personal injury laws and news in Georgia. By the McClelland Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonlaws.com
  • Aug 11

    2 Words Used to Delete Credit Card Debt

    2 Words Used to Delete Credit Card Debt
    2 Words used to turn a $8,250 credit card debt into actually getting a $9,250 Check Illegal Cell Phone Collection Calls in Georgia CASE STUDY   Alright, episode number two. I’m Joseph McClelland. ... Read More The…
  • Aug 3

    How to Stop Debt Collectors Calling Wrong Number & Get Paid

    How to Stop Debt Collectors Calling Wrong Number & Get Paid
    How to Stop Debt Collectors Calling Wrong Number & Get Paid Alright, today on the very first episode, we’re going to talk about debt collectors calling the wrong phone number. ... Read More The post How to Stop Debt Collectors…
  • Jun 16

    Debt Collector Call

    Debt Collector Call
    ATTENTION: DID A COLLECTOR CALL YOU OVER AND OVER AGAIN IN THE PAST OR IS STILL CALLING? How to get paid for illegal cell phone calls from collectors? Are you ... Read More The post Debt Collector Calls appeared first on Joseph P. McClelland,…
Rank this Week: 973

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, products liability, workers compensation and injury law. By The McAleer Law Firm P.C.

http://www.georgiaaccidentattorneys.net/
  • Aug 8

    What You Need to Know About The Dangers of Running Off The Road

    What You Need to Know About The Dangers of Running Off The Road
    Car Accidents After Cars Run off the Road Highway shoulders are a place where hidden dangers lurk for unsuspecting drivers.  The drop-off angle and drop off height of the pavement relative to the shoulder can lead to a car loosing…
  • Aug 2

    What is a Cause of Action for Wrongful Death in Georgia

    What is a Cause of Action for Wrongful Death in Georgia
    The crux of a wrongful death action in Georgia is the homicide of the deceased.  Homicide includes any case where the death of a human being results; for example, from a crime, from criminal negligence or simple negligence, or from a…
  • Aug 1

    Taser Death Case Lands at the Supreme Court Prematurely.

    Taser Death Case Lands at the Supreme Court Prematurely.
    Georgia’s Supreme Court issued a ruling that will pave the way for a jury trial over a man who was tased to death by DeKalb County police officers.   The appeal to the Supreme Court was triggered by a ruling by DeKalb County State…
Rank this Week: 953

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C.

Focuses on advice for small businesses and community associations.

http://andersentatecarr.wordpress.com
  • Oct 31

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI

    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI
    What you need to know about your Georgia DUI by Patrick McDonough.   Driving under the influence of alcohol is an offense that the State of Georgia does not take lightly. Although DUIs are typically considered misdemeanors, there can be…
  • Oct 8

    ATC’s Janet Williams to be named NFPA’s Certification Ambassador of the Year

    ATC’s Janet Williams to be named NFPA’s Certification Ambassador of the Year
    Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. congratulates our own Janet Williams on being honored with The National Federation of Paralegal Associations’ Certification Ambassador of the Year award.   The award is just one of a handful of…
  • Oct 8

    ATC’s Janet Williams to be named NFPA’s Certification Ambassador of the Year

    ATC’s Janet Williams to be named NFPA’s Certification Ambassador of the Year
    Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. congratulates our own Janet Williams on being honored with The National Federation of Paralegal Associations’ Certification Ambassador of the Year award.   The award is just one of a handful of…
Rank this Week: 987

Healthcare Law Blog

Healthcare Law Blog

Comments on healthcare law. By Hamil Little.

http://www.healthcarelaw-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1146

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Georgia Injury Law Blog

Providing information, resources, and commentary for injured people and their families. By Robert N. Katz of Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.georgiainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 17

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know

    Dram Shop Laws in Georgia: What You Should know
    In addition to the at-fault driver, it is possible to hold other people or entities responsible for injuries caused in a drunk driving accident.  Under Georgia’s dram shop laws, sellers and servers of alcohol can be sued for…
  • Aug 15

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%

    Ignition Interlock Devices Reduce Traffic Accident Fatalities by 15%
    Ignition interlock devices that prevent drivers who have alcohol in their systems from operating a motor vehicle can help reduce the rate of traffic accident fatalities by as much as 15%. Those are the results of a new study by researchers at…
  • Jul 8

    Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United State

    Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United State
    Medical errors rank third, just behind heart disease and cancer as a leading cause of death in the United States. Those findings come from a new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. According to the study, patients who suffer…
Rank this Week: 1545

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien…

Georgia Construction, Bond & Lien Law Blog

Covers Georgia state law and information related to pending and recent changes to law affecting construction professionals. By Cobb Law Group.

http://cobblawgroup.net/blog
  • Aug 16

    Kindness Can Hurt your Claim of Lien

    Kindness Can Hurt your Claim of Lien
    by Mark A. Cobb Often, we develop blog articles based upon recent client inquiries, and lately, we have had the same issue arise repeatedly–how should a contractor deal with discounts! Discounts can be a great way to encourage business,…
  • Jul 28

    Common Types of Construction Bond Claims and How Contractors Can Avoid Them

    Common Types of Construction Bond Claims and How Contractors Can Avoid Them
    Today’s blog is written by guest author, Todd Bryant who is the president and founder of Bryant Surety Bonds, and he helps contractors get bonded and start their business. There are various reasons for construction bond claims to arise.…
  • Jun 23

    Enforcing Another States Judgment in Georgia

    Enforcing Another States Judgment in Georgia
    by Mark A. Cobb Question: An owner, a general contractor or a subcontractor owed us money so we sued them in our state (not Georgia!); the court awarded a judgment in our favor, but the defendant – debtor now resides or transacts…
Rank this Week: 1158

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Georgia Disability Lawyer Blog

Covers social security disability and medicaid benefits. By Lisa Smith Siegel.

http://www.georgiadisabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 10

    Top 4 Reasons Why Your Social Security Disability Claim May be Denied

    Top 4 Reasons Why Your Social Security Disability Claim May be Denied
    You might believe that your disability is severe, and meets the Social Security Administration’s criteria for claims approval. However, many Social Security disability claims are denied every year because of one of the following…
  • Jun 25

    When Does SSA Stop Disability Benefit Payments?

    When Does SSA Stop Disability Benefit Payments?
    Social Security disability benefits payments are not permanent. Your payments will be reviewed periodically by the Social Security Administration (SSA), which could decide to stop benefits. Disability benefits typically cease when one of the…
  • Jun 25

    When Does SSA Stop Disability Benefit Payments?

    When Does SSA Stop Disability Benefit Payments?
    Social Security disability benefits payments are not permanent. Your payments will be reviewed periodically by the Social Security Administration (SSA), which could decide to stop benefits. Disability benefits typically cease when one of the…
Rank this Week: 1668

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Atlanta Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various injury and accident law topics. By Christopher Simon.

http://www.atlanta-injury-attorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 5

    Are Georgia Parks immune from Lawsuits When they don’t charge Admission?

    Are Georgia Parks immune from Lawsuits When they don’t charge Admission?
    Situated just outside Atlanta, Stone Mountain Park serves as a venue for many important Metro Atlanta outdoor events. Although most are characterized only by revelry, not all go off without incident. Indeed, one such unfortunate event…
  • Jul 14

    Sudden Emergency Defense in Georgia Railroad Crash Decision

    Sudden Emergency Defense in Georgia Railroad Crash Decision
    When confronted with emergencies, even the most sensible people often fail to act with the reasonableness they would display in calmer circumstances. Given that the key inquiry in ascertaining negligence liability is whether one’s…
  • Jul 2

    Supreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Damages Recoverable for Death of a Pet

    Supreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Damages Recoverable for Death of a Pet
    In an earlier post, we looked at an intriguing Court of Appeals decision in which the Court ruled that when a dog had a non-existent or nominal fair market value, the damages recoverable for the negligent death of a pet were limited to…
Rank this Week: 1523

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Georgia Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and business law. By Oinonen Law Group LLC.

http://www.goodgeorgialawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 1273

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney…

Georgia Truck Accident Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia truck accidents, trucking litigation, and trucking regulations. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.georgiatruckaccidentattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 16

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia
    In the spring of 2015, there were two separate five-fatality truck crashes on I-16 in Georgia. Both were equally lethal and egregious. In both cases, there were at least indications that a truck driver fell asleep before running over a line…
  • Jun 16

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia

    Truck drivers indicted in two separate 5-fatality 2015 crashes on I-16 in Georgia
    In the spring of 2015, there were two separate five-fatality truck crashes on I-16 in Georgia. Both were equally lethal and egregious. In both cases, there were at least indications that a truck driver fell asleep before running over a line…
  • Jun 9

    Georgia truck driver kills 3 on icy road in Vermont

    Georgia truck driver kills 3 on icy road in Vermont
    Federal rules require tractor trailer drivers to use "extreme caution" in hazardous conditions, and to crawl or pull over when driving on ice. The Commercial Drivers License Manual tells them to "crawl" or pull over. The post Georgia truck…
Rank this Week: 1339

Attorney Client Match Blog

Attorney Client Match Blog

Covers personal injury, workers compensation and medical malpractice news. By Robert N. Katz.

http://blog.attorneyclientmatch.com/
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
  • Jun 16

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?

    Who is Liable in an Accident Caused by a Medical Emergency at the Wheel?
    Sometimes, car accidents are the result of a driver having a medical emergency at the wheel. For instance, a driver who suffers a heart attack, stroke, or seizure may lose control of his or her vehicle, leading to a serious accident. In…
  • Jan 25

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online

    Nursing Home Workers Posting Embarrassing, Explicit Pictures of Residents Online
    The explosion of social media has unfortunately meant more ways for unprofessional staff members at nursing homes to abuse vulnerable residents. A shocking exposé by ProPublica documents evidence of instances in which nursing home…
Rank this Week: 1742

Wall Street Investment Fraud…

Wall Street Investment Fraud Lawyer Blog

Covers Ponzi schemes, investment fraud, and other scams. By The Doss Firm.

http://www.wallstreetinvestmentfraudlawyer.com/
  • May 10

    Attention Former Customers of Leavitt Freeman Sanders: You May Be Able To Recover Your Investment Losse

    Attention Former Customers of Leavitt Freeman Sanders: You May Be Able To Recover Your Investment Losse
    Our firm has already filed many individual lawsuits alleging, among other things, investment fraud against Leavitt Sanders and the firms that he traded through.  Those firms include Invest Financial, Triad Advisors, Capital Asset…
  • May 4

    Record Oil Industry Bankruptcies Take a Toll on Investor

    Record Oil Industry Bankruptcies Take a Toll on Investor
    Reuters reports that bankruptcies in the U.S. oil industry have reached record levels.  The number of bankrupt oil and gas companies is 59 and counting, and we are not even half-way through the wave of bankruptcy filings, according to a…
  • Mar 10

    Greenville Broker Claus Foerster Indicted in $2.8 Million Ponzi Scheme

    Greenville Broker Claus Foerster Indicted in $2.8 Million Ponzi Scheme
    A South Carolina grand jury has indicted a Greenville broker named Claus Foerster for defrauding his clients out of $2.8 million.  According to news reports, the indictments states that Foerster persuaded clients to invest in a…
Rank this Week: 1472

Lawscape

Lawscape

Thoughts, commentary, reading resources and news on the legal needs of Georgians in small towns and rural areas.

http://lawscape.wordpress.com/
  • Mar 31

    Read about Georgia’s new law student practice rule- and access to justice approach

    Read about Georgia’s new law student practice rule- and access to justice approach
    Professor Clark Cunningham,  Professor and W. Lee Burge Chair of Law and Ethics at the Georgia State University College of Law, outlines in the current edition of the Georgia Bar Journal the new law student practice rule…
  • Mar 31

    The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review

    The Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service Year-in-Review
    Originally posted on ABA Center for Pro Bono Exchange: Mary Ryan, Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Pro Bono & Public Service When I began my term as chair of the ABA’s Standing Committee on Pro Bono and Public Service in…
  • Mar 31

    My Recent Bar Journal Article

    My Recent Bar Journal Article
    Here’s a list of links to my recent State Bar of Georgia Bar Journal articles. The upcoming April 2016 edition article is focused on pro bono and law practice management. February, 2016 Predictions: What’s Hot in Pro Bono for 2016…
Rank this Week: 1726

Fiduciary Folio

Fiduciary Folio

Covers fiduciary (wills, estates, entity representations) law, particularly as applied in the State of Georgia. By Tanner Pittman.

http://www.tannerpittmanlaw.com/blog-fiduciary-folio.html
  • Feb 19

    Avvo Q&A: "Can dad put me on the deed?"

    Avvo Q&A: "Can dad put me on the deed?"
    I will begin syndicating the responses I give to certain estate and probate questions posted on the advice website Avvo. We begin with a question regarding estate planning. I'll place the question here and then my answer after the "read…
  • Feb 17

    A "power of appointment" - what is that?

    A "power of appointment" - what is that?
    The Georgia Supreme Court recently handed down the case of Smith v. Ashford (full text below the break), in which it dealt with a testator's use of a "power of appointment."What is a power of appointment? In estate-planning parlance, a…
  • Jul 6

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine

    Myers v. Myers: Executor may not run estate as his personal busine
    The Georgia Supreme Court handed down the probate case of Myers, Executor v. Myers, today. In some ways, the case is an unremarkable example of an executor using an estate as a cash cow for his personal expenditures and, among other…
Rank this Week: 1678

Georgia Internet Law

Georgia Internet Law

Provides information and commentary regarding Internet law, e-commerce and technology law, World Wide Web regulation, and intellectual property. By Richardson Sixth, LLC.

http://georgiainternetlaw.com/
  • Nov 28

    Bitcoin and Consumer Protection Measures in Digital Currency

    Bitcoin and Consumer Protection Measures in Digital Currency
    This is another in a series of posts focused on the first state regulation of cryptocurrency businesses.  Ostensibly, depending on one’s opinion, the New York BitLicense regulation of bitcoin (and digital currency businesses…
  • Nov 2

    The Bitcoin Business State License Requirement: BitLicense

    The Bitcoin Business State License Requirement: BitLicense
    The last post in this series by Atlanta Bitcoin attorney Mark Richardson VI familiarized the reader with the regulatory vernacular of the New York BitLicense law now in effect.  Let’s now examine to whom exactly that license…
  • Oct 19

    BitLicense Legal Regulations: What are We Talking About?

    BitLicense Legal Regulations: What are We Talking About?
    Here’s the first installment of a Crypto-Counsel ℠ series on the New York State Department of Financial Services (“NYDFS“) “BitLicense” regulations applicable to digital currency businesses (the…
Rank this Week: 1760

The Schulzke Brief

The Schulzke Brief

Provides commentary on commerce and the law. By Kurt Schulzke.

http://schulzkelaw.com
Rank this Week: 1749

Atlanta Paralegal Services

Atlanta Paralegal Services

Covers paralegals, the legal market and the legal profession. By Misty L. Sheffield.

http://www.atlantaparalegalservices.com/
  • Mar 1

    Top Five Reasons I Am a Legal Nerd

    Top Five Reasons I Am a Legal Nerd
    There is really no need to hide or be ashamed of the fact that I am a legal nerd.  If you know me, work with me, or read my paralegal  blog regularly, you already know it.  What makes me a legal nerd? Read on to find out:…
  • Dec 1

    Becoming A Freelance Paralegal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Becoming A Freelance Paralegal: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    Considering becoming a freelance paralegal? You should take a serious look at your motives, personality, experience, and finances, just for starters.  I am going to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly on being a freelance paralegal…
  • Jun 5

    What You Should Know About Litigation Lending

    What You Should Know About Litigation Lending
    If you work in personal injury or worker’s compensation you may have had the unfortunate experience of dealing with a litigation loan shark.  Litigation lending is becoming more and more common with the difficult economy.  All legal…
Rank this Week: 1653

Our Thoughts

Our Thoughts

Covers busines law, litigation, risk management and estate planning. By Minor Bell Neal.

http://www.mbnlaw.com/our-thoughts/
  • Aug 22

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?

    How Hard is it to Get a Mortgage?
    Is it really that hard? Yes. And no. And mostly yes again. And maybe it should be. And since January 10 when the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage rule took effect, it is definitely harder. So yes.  But it is complicated.  See the…
  • Aug 20

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property

    Oops! I Bought the Wrong Property
    A Marin County, California, real estate broker was thrilled when he ended up as the winning bidder at a tax sale auction.  The Californian handed over a check for $150,000 to the Tax Commission and later learned that he had purchased a…
  • Nov 22

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB

    Final Closing Disclosure Rule released by CFPB
    Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) published its final rule concerning the creation of Integrated Mortgage Disclosures, which combine the disclosures consumers receive under the Truth-in-Lending Act (TILA)…
Rank this Week: 1167

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Comments on injury law with an emphasis on medical malpractice. By Kaplan & Lukowski LLP.

http://www.atlantamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Jun 11

    A hidden danger: Uninsured doctor

    A hidden danger: Uninsured doctor
    A recent investigative article in the Atlanta Journal Constitution revealed that more than 2500 doctors in Georgia do not carry medical malpractice insurance. That total represents almost 8% of all Georgia doctors. All doctors try to avoid…
  • May 8

    Insurance Companies Overrule Doctors on Prescription

    Insurance Companies Overrule Doctors on Prescription
    The practice of medicine is, to a great extent, controlled by private insurance companies. It is not enough that your doctor orders a test, like an MRI. The insurance company must pre-approve the test and the provider of the test. Take…
  • Apr 21

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision
    Doctors are as aware of the seemingly endless rise in health care costs as the rest of us. Much of this increase is attributable to the introduction of new specialty drugs. Several major medical specialty groups are examining this issue…
Rank this Week: 1168

White Collar Crime in Georgia

White Collar Crime in Georgia

Addresses issues common to fraud, public corruption and other white collar crime cases. By The Goolsby Law Firm, LLC.

http://whitecollarcrimeingeorgia.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 20

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year

    Former T.V. Infomercial King, Kevin Trudeau, Sentenced to Ten Year
    [Photo of Kevin Trudeau from Wikipedia]     Did you hear the news about the sentencing of former television informercial spokesman Kevin Trudeau?  According to published news reports, Trudeau has beensentenced to…
  • Dec 17

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle

    Favorite White Collar Crime Movies and American Hustle
    [American Hustle Movie Poster From Wikipedia]As a former federal prosecutor and, currently, as an Augusta, Georgia criminal defense lawyer, I love books and movies about courtrooms and crime.What is your favorite movie about white collar…
  • Sep 19

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal

    Former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay Wins Appeal
    [Tom DeLay's photo from "Dancing With the Stars" from wikipedia]Did you hear the news? According to various news reports, a Texas appellate court has set aside the money laundering conviction of former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay. You may…
Rank this Week: 1495

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Atlanta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers auto accidents, car wreck claims, personal injury claims, and truck accidents. By The Griffin Law Firm, P.C.

http://www.atlanta-personal-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Nov 12

    $5,367,000 Dekalb County Auto Accident Verdict

    $5,367,000 Dekalb County Auto Accident Verdict
    A Dekalb County jury awarded $5,367,000 to a mother and child who were catastrophically injured in a high speed car accident on I-85. The case was Hyan N. An and Jina Hong, a minor child v. Ann Herrera Administratrix for the Estate of Ronald…
  • Oct 15

    Need Help with your Atlanta Personal Injury or Worker's Comp claims? PAIN LAW is the Answer.

    Need Help with your Atlanta Personal Injury or Worker's Comp claims? PAIN LAW is the Answer.
    Attorney Richard Griffin and the Griffin Law Firm have helped injured parties recover for their personal injury claim or worker's compensation claim since 1995. Our Atlanta car accident attorneys are here to help you get the medical…
  • Oct 11

    How Much is a Hip Fracture Personal Injury Case Worth in Georgia?

    How Much is a Hip Fracture Personal Injury Case Worth in Georgia?
    Atlanta personal injury attorney Richard Griffin uses jury verdict research to track the most recent values of personal injury cases in Atlanta and throughout Georgia.
Rank this Week: 1468

Mari Law

Mari Law

Discusses family law and estate planning issues in Georgia. By Antonio B. Mari.

http://marilaw.wordpress.com
  • Aug 8

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Can I keep my house when filing bankruptcy in Cartersville? Cartersville Bankruptcy Attorney Answer
  • Aug 8

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?

    Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy in Georgia?
    Can I keep my house when filing bankruptcy in Cartersville? Cartersville Bankruptcy Attorney Answers In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the Bankruptcy Code and Georgia Law contain various exemptions that in most cases will allow you to keep all of…
  • Jun 5

    Pricing Legal Service

    Pricing Legal Service
    Pricing Legal Services Have you ever hesitated to call a lawyer because you thought it would be too expensive? Often the perceived cost of hiring an attorney acts as a barrier to prevent people from fully protecting all their legal rights. In…
Rank this Week: 1256

Georgia Workers Compensation…

Georgia Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers Georgia work accidents and workers' compensation laws. By J. Franklin Burns P.C.

http://www.georgiaworkerscompensationattorneyblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Medical Worker’s Family Fights for Workers’ Compensation Death Benefit

    Medical Worker’s Family Fights for Workers’ Compensation Death Benefit
    Stephen Halton Jr. was on his way to save a life, while working toward a better life for his family. A medical worker at a large hospital in Northeast Ohio, Halton was on-call for the early-morning shift. He got word around midnight: Be here…
  • Aug 15

    OSHA’s New Anti-Retaliation Rules Delayed

    OSHA’s New Anti-Retaliation Rules Delayed
    The new workplace injury anti-retaliation rules were supposed to be in place this month. However, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it will delay enforcement of some portions of it until November.  News…
  • Aug 10

    State ex rel. Perez v. Indus. Comm’n – Overpaying Benefit

    State ex rel. Perez v. Indus. Comm’n – Overpaying Benefit
    The goal for most injured employees collecting workers’ compensation is to eventually return to work. However, doing so can have consequences for your benefits. That’s why it’s important to consult with your lawyer before…
Rank this Week: 3395

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers Atlanta auto accidents, medical malpractice and premises liability issues. By Attorney Robert J. Fleming, Katz Wright Fleming Dodson & Mildenhall LLC.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Atlanta Dental Nerve Injuries Rise Along with Implant Procedure

    Atlanta Dental Nerve Injuries Rise Along with Implant Procedure
    According to a recent article in the a respected medical journal, there is an increase in the number of dental nerve injuries following the placement of dental implants. More importantly, the genesis of the article is that this rise in the…
  • Aug 23

    Emotional Damages Often Equal or Exceed Physical Damages in Atlanta Dog Attack

    Emotional Damages Often Equal or Exceed Physical Damages in Atlanta Dog Attack
    As evidenced by the recent newspaper account, victims of dog bites not only suffer physical injuries, but often suffer long-lasting emotional trauma from the attack. In the article, the writer wrote how, for health reasons, he had been…
  • Aug 11

    Lingual Nerve Injurie

    Lingual Nerve Injurie
    Many Atlanta dental malpractice cases result in lingual nerve injuries. It is important to understand the relationship of the lingual nerve to the regions of the third molars (wisdom teeth) on both sides of the jaw. Over 85% of dental…
Rank this Week: 4640

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

DeKalb County Criminal Law Blog

By Cohen Law Firm.

http://www.cohenlawatlanta.com/blog/
  • Aug 26

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge

    Possible kill for hire results in criminal charge
    A Georgia teenager is currently being held in police custody without the opportunity to post bond. The high school student is facing criminal charges as an adult after he allegedly tried to hire someone to kill two of his classmates...
  • Aug 12

    Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database

    Nurse practitioner facing criminal charges for use of database
    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation claims that a Georgia woman violated a state law regarding the usage of a prescription database. The medical professional has since been arrested and is facing criminal charges related to the alleged…
  • Jul 29

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake

    Georgia man facing criminal charges over warrant mistake
    A man was taken into custody on allegations of obstruction when Georgia police officers mistook him for a different person. His criminal charges now include a violation of probation, which could potentially send him to jail for as long as...
Rank this Week: 1995

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Atlanta Car Accident Attorney Blog

Covers injury law. By Sammons & Carpenter, P.C.

http://www.atlantacaraccidentattorney-blog.com/
  • Aug 26

    Rising Speed Limits Increases Risk of Atlanta Car Accident

    Rising Speed Limits Increases Risk of Atlanta Car Accident
    Last year, WABE reported on rising speed limits in Atlanta and in areas throughout Georgia. The Georgia Department of Transportation conducted research on raising the speed limit, identifying areas where the DOT believed motorists could…
  • Aug 19

    Avoiding Atlanta Pedestrian Accidents as Kids Return to School

    Avoiding Atlanta Pedestrian Accidents as Kids Return to School
    Atlanta children will soon be heading back to school, which means more kids on the road as they walk to the bus or walk or ride their bicycles to class. Drivers need to be aware of the added dangers of pedestrian collisions as kids return to…
  • Aug 12

    New Report Highlights Atlanta Drowsy Driving Danger

    New Report Highlights Atlanta Drowsy Driving Danger
    Lack of sleep has become a substantial problem for Americans, and sleep deprivation is having consequences for road safety. Governors’ Highway Safety Association has published a troubling new report on the driving safety concerns that…
Rank this Week: 2528

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Aug 25

    A Look at Our Week: Jury Trial

    A Look at Our Week: Jury Trial
    While the vast majority of injury claims can be resolved without the need for a jury trial, many cases cannot be resolved without at least some litigation. Oftentimes, clients confuse filing suit with going to trial. When a case cannot…
  • Aug 22

    Unlicensed Drivers Can Still Cause Crashe

    Unlicensed Drivers Can Still Cause Crashe
    The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety performed a study researching unlicensed drivers. In order for a person’s license to be suspended or revoked, they must have performed some sort of illegal action serious enough for law…
  • Aug 21

    Confusing Automatic Transmission Shifter

    Confusing Automatic Transmission Shifter
    Shifting a vehicle in and out of gear may seem like a concept that is simple enough to grasp – but technological advances have led to what many refer to as “e-shifters”, which are not as well understood by consumers. A…
Rank this Week: 3104

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer…

Marietta Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law. By Miller Legal Services, LLC.

http://www.mariettapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 2684